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Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
. he wanted to go and then see for himself how the christians worshiped and practiced their religion. he went to this church. there he was stopped. this was in south africa. he was stopped by this gentleman and told to go, if he wanted to worship, to a church down the street which was reserved for the blacks. >> yes. he again felt the discrimination discrimination. >> discrimination. >> he became a social activist in a sense. that was his epiphany, his rosa parks moment. we'll talk more about that after this break. >> welcome back to mosaic. with me is father charles who is a priest in the arch diocese but also is talking to us today today. as we finished the last segment we talked about how his social activism became real in his life because he felt the discrimination. would you say a few words about his spirituality? i think one of the things i remember learning about gappedy is i always had this image of him as a man of great peace, a man who is very centered. so where did that peace come from? is this a religious thing with him? >> it was based on his religious belief. he was a v
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
or practice our religion or anything. so when i was about 9, 10 my parents decided, i had a brother who was older that they really needed to go back to freedom back to italy where we belonged. but we couldn't. they wouldn't let you out. my brother, my mother and i went to the store. my father had to escape. he escaped, we were reunited where i had relatives and cousins and we lived with them for a while. and so there was an option we went to refugee political refugee camp. now it's a museum. we stayed there for two years waiting. and dwight eisenhower was the president then. and even the united states were not taking any immigrants. but he made a special provisions for people fleeing communism. we were one of the first immigrants and much so grateful. >> how proud of it then for you to not too many years later found your first restaurant in queens? >> well, you know i always say i'm the perfect american success story. you know i came here. we came here -- we didn't have any relatives. there was a home found for us and a job and slowly we made our life. it's such an oppo
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